An idiomatic expression is a phrase or group of words that has a meaning beyond the individual words it contains.
These expressions are unique to a particular language or culture and often cannot be understood by simply translating the words literally. Instead, their meanings are derived from cultural context and usage, making them a distinctive aspect of language.
Anger is the strong feeling of displeasure or frustration that can arise in response to something upsetting or unfair.
1. Hit the ceiling: This means to become furious or furious.
Example: When he found out about the broken vase, he hit the ceiling.*
2. Blow your top: This idiom also means to become furious and lose control.
Example: She blew her top when she saw the dent in her car.
3. See red: When someone “sees red,” it means they are so angry that they can’t think clearly.
Example: I saw red when he insulted my family.
4. Fly off the handle: This means to suddenly become furious and lose your temper.
Example: He tends to fly off the handle over the smallest things.
5. Bite someone’s head off: This idiom means to react to someone’s comments or questions with anger or irritation.
Example: She bit my head off when I asked her about her plans.
6. Boiling mad: To be “boiling mad” means to be furious.
Example: After waiting for hours, he was boiling mad when the train was delayed again.
7. Steam coming out of someone’s ears: This humorous idiom describes someone who is visibly angry or furious.
Example: You could see the steam coming out of his ears when he heard the news.*